Marika Lawrence

Regional head of land and development - Midlands

Marika supports customers across the Midlands – both private and public sector - in designing, planning, funding and unlocking and delivering development-led schemes across the region.

She brings more than 15 years’ experience in the property sector and is a qualified chartered planning and development surveyor. Throughout her career, Marika has delivered successful projects across different sectors, from industrial and commercial to education and mixed-use.

Marika works with customers to identify and oversee how we help join the dots in getting projects off the ground. One example of this is our role for Rugby Borough Council to deliver 100 new affordable and homes, which including supporting the council in obtaining a £6.8m grant from Homes England under its Affordable Homes Programme 2021-26 alongside a further £2m from the Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership via the government’s Getting Building Fund.

Marika says: “I’m eager to build on the relationships the team has already forged, to continue finding solutions to deliver a built environment that’s fit for the future. The team at Willmott Dixon has a wealth of experience to share and we are all determined to do what is right by this region and its people.”